June 30, 2021

Cassidy Announces $3.6 Million for Hurricane Preparedness in Baton Rouge

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is granting $3,638,001 for hurricane mitigation in Louisiana. The grant will fund the construction of a hurricane community safe room and training center for first responders in East Baton Rouge Parish. 

“Making sure Louisiana’s first responders are prepared for hurricane season saves lives,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This grant gives our first responders the infrastructure they need to keep our communities safe whenever disaster strikes.